AWRF Committees

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AWRF’s 12 Operational Committees

Marketing Committee

Chair: Paul DeMattie

The Crosby Group

Tulsa, OK

Co-Chairs:

Tom Corall

Mazzella Companies

Cleveland, OH

Patrick Shire

Chant Engineering

New Britain, PA

 

Past Presidents Advisory Council

Chair: Doug Stitt

The Caldwell Group, Inc.

Rockford, IL

Co-Chair: Nick Gladue

Dakota Riggers & Tool Supply, Inc.

Sioux Falls, SD

Convention Site Selection Committee

Chair: Tony Mazzella

Mazzella Companies

Cleveland, OH

 

Entertainment Committee

Chair: AWRF Executive Board feat. Charlie Jaques

 

 

Preservation

Chair: Charlie Jaques

Advantage Sales & Supply Co.

Ridgway, PA

Co-Chair: Robert Bairstow Jr.

Bairstow Lifting Products

Atlanta, GA

Government Affairs Committee

Chair: J. Barry Epperson

Attorney at Law, Tulsa, OK

Alternate: Jeff Gilbert

Chief Executive, AWRF

Novi, MI

 

Insurance & Legal Resource Committee

Chair: Jim Stradinger

InfoChip/Holland Nameplate

Houston, TX

Co-Chair: Charlie Jaques

Advantage Sales & Supply

Ridgway, PA

Membership Committee

Chair: Celena Moses

Van Beest USA

Houston, TX

Alternate: Charlie Jaques

Advantage Sales & Supply

Ridgway, PA

Programs

Chair: Jack Gibbons

Metro Wire Rope Corporation

Union, NJ

Co-Chair: Terry Driscoll

John Sakach Co.

Granite City, IL

QHSE

Mike Porro-Q: – SWOS – Memphis, TN

Celena Moses-H: – Van Beest USA – Houston, TX

Deb Cushman-S: – Cascade Rigging, Inc. – Clackamas, OR

Tom Corall-E: – Mazzella Companies – Cleveland, OH

Alternates (liaisons to Technical Committee – Q):

Jeff Gilbert – Chief Executive, AWRF – Novi, MI

Knut Buschmann – Unirope Limited – Mississauga, ON

 

Technical Committee

Chair: Don Pellow

Pellow Engineering Services, Leawood, KS

Members
Jeff Gilbert,
Brett Woodland

To acquire, preserve and disseminate technical information and new product information within the industry, to send a representative to any standards writing or technical organization deemed necessary, and to establish technical information by conducting test when appropriate.

Data Gathering

Chair: Tom Corall

Mazzella Companies

Cleveland, OH

To gather pertinent industry statistics from regular members, manufacturing members and wholesaling members, and to publish and disseminate this information so it can be used as comparative guidelines for the industry as a whole.

In addition to the work and achievements of AWRF’s operational committees, volunteers also serve the association on seven functional committees for the conduct of association business, These are:

AWRF’s Functional Committees

Finance Committee

Chair: Jack Gibbons

Metro Wire Rope Corporation

Union, NJ

 

Management Review Committee

Chair: Justin Brown

Unirope Limited

Mississauga, ON

Alternate: Jeff Stewart

Assembly Specialty Products

Cleveland, OH

 

Tournament Committee

Chair: Hugh Yoder

The Carpenter Group

San Diego, CA

Co-Chair: Jim Stradinger

TESSALink LP

Houston, TX

Nominating Committee

Chair: Nicole Parkerson

Retired Past President

Communications Committee

Chair: Andrew Hall

Southern Wire, Inc.

Olive Branch, MS

Co-Chair: Carey Hanson

Bairstow Lifting Products

Atlanta, GA

Long Range Planning

Chair: Tom Hudgins

Bishop Lifting Products

Houston, TX

Alternate: Nicole Parkerson

Retired Past President

P.I.E.

Chair: Justin Brown

Unirope LTD.

Mississauga, ON

Alternate: Terry Driscoll

John Sakach Co.

Granite City, IL